What if my pre-Thanksgiving COVID test is positive?

Stay connected and engaged during a possible quarantine this holiday season with these ideas.

All U students in the state are strongly to encouraged to sign up for a free COVID-19 test ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. And students learning they have tested positive before the holiday season may experience a variety of emotions, especially since this means needing to quarantine and isolate to protect your loved ones. After-all the holidays have historically been a time to reconnect with family and friends in-person.

However, it is critical to abide by the public health guidelines and university directives to help slow the spread of COVID-19 among the U community and your loved ones. U students finding themselves in this position can stay connected and engaged during quarantine/isolation (Q/I) this holiday season with these ideas from Student Leadership & Involvement.

Answers to questions about the U’s COVID testing program can be found here.

Activities to Develop Your Leadership Skills while in quarantine/isolation

November is Native American Heritage Month

Utilize this time to research Native American leaders, authors, poets, and more to expand your perception of “leadership” and further reflect on and develop your own leadership skills. A book to consider starting with is The Night Watchman, learn more about this book and additional books about leadership here.

Books, games, movies, sports highlights and more!

Attend a virtual event! Game Nights, Cooking Hours, Fitness Classes, and more! There are many things happening that you can engage with right from your home! Visit the Campus Connect Events Page to browse all the fun happenings.

Host a Zoom Get Together with friends! Whether you’re cooking a meal together virtually, baking cookies together virtually, or just hanging out and catching up virtually- there are many ways to stay connected with friends and loved ones during this time.

Pick up a new hobby! Learning a musical instrument, painting/sketching, completing a puzzle, learning to make bread, and more!

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